Instructables: exploring - technology - game - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:07:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Live data to excel from an Arduino Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-data-to-excel-from-an-Arduino-Light-Sensor/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:11:12 PDT
3d printed puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-puzzle/
3d printed puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi With last generation 3D printers you can now easily create a very detailed product. In this trend, every 3D software acquires an enhanced importance. You can indeed turn your own design in reality, and whether it is a toy, a tool, or a prototype scale-model, you will see that it will come out an awe...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:51:13 PDT
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Beer-Coasters/
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SMALL.jpg JeppeMikkelsen To celebrate the new season of Game of Thrones coming out on monday the 7th of april(airs the 6th in the US, but I live in Denmark), me and some friends are going to have a Game of Thrones night, with beer, food and of course Game of Thrones, therefor I made these Game of Thrones coasters! In t...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 10:09:38 PDT
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. http://www.instructables.com/id/Das-Blinken-Bonken-An-arduino-ball-throwing-game-p/
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SMALL.jpg zippy314 This is a fun and pretty easy project that I built as a Christmas present for my son who loves throwing things. Watch the video to see what it can do. It's built out of a regular Arduino UNO, pressure sensors made from velostat, and RGB LED strip, and 7 segment LED display. Source code for the gam...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 06:19:52 PST
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Painted-Grinch-Sphero/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:10:58 PST
Worms in Space Board Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Worms-in-Space-Board-Game/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 13:34:40 PST
Pong Playing Flexible Screen on a Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Pong-Playing-Flexible-Screen-on-a-Shirt/
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 22:05:31 PDT
NaCade - The Naked Raspberry Pi Arcade Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/NaCade-The-Naked-Raspberry-Pi-Arcade-Machine/
NaCade - The Naked Raspberry Pi Arcade Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/XNI8/HKPX6H1B/FXZXNI8HKPX6H1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/XNI8/HKPX6H1B/FXZXNI8HKPX6H1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/XNI8/HKPX6H1B/FXZXNI8HKPX6H1B.SMALL.jpg krimmy Who doesn't like gaming? Having grown up playing arcade machines, as a kid you could only dream of owning one. Now with advances in technology, gaming is available to everybody. Sure, there is plenty consoles and handheld units even smartphones to choose from but what I wanted was the nostalgic feel...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 22:46:00 PDT
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! http://www.instructables.com/id/MRETV-Video-Stereo-Sound-and-much-more-from-a-s/
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SMALL.jpg Mr. E MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino !   Use only two resistors and two diodes to generate full screen video. Text 47 x 29 of 8x8 characters, double the vertical resolution (47x57) in experimental interlace modes. Use pixel level graphics with a virtual graphics coproce...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 03:40:13 PDT
Arduino - Simple Simon Says Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-Simon-Says-Game/
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 09:55:26 PDT
Experimenting with Small Parts On Your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Your-3D-Printer-As-An-Injection-Molder/
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Thu, 2 May 2013 15:30:15 PDT
Quiz Game Controller using "Lights and Sounds Buzzers" and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Controller-using-Lights-and-Sounds-Buzz/
Quiz Game Controller using "Lights and Sounds Buzzers" and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/V1UY/HFPTJUME/FE7V1UYHFPTJUME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/V1UY/HFPTJUME/FE7V1UYHFPTJUME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/V1UY/HFPTJUME/FE7V1UYHFPTJUME.SMALL.jpg projectnotions Jeopardy style quiz games are favorites for creating excitement and educational instruction at the same time.  Teachers, summer camp counselors, and even industry educators find this type of game to help generate interest and involvement from the participants. The idea behind the game is simple, bu...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 23:52:40 PDT
Zombie Attack! Easy to build! http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Attack-Easy-to-build/
Zombie Attack! Easy to build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/JLVV/HFD176XY/FZ0JLVVHFD176XY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/JLVV/HFD176XY/FZ0JLVVHFD176XY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/JLVV/HFD176XY/FZ0JLVVHFD176XY.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Hello, I am here, presenting you, another project, which is low in cost, that is easy to build. Zombies are attacking, and you need a way to defend against them, so you decide to build the zombie rifle to defend against Zombies. Overall, this project is a low cost, quick build. Most if not all of th...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 19:13:20 PDT
monoPong http://www.instructables.com/id/monoPong/
monoPong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L4SX/H9G19XE6/FRXL4SXH9G19XE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L4SX/H9G19XE6/FRXL4SXH9G19XE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L4SX/H9G19XE6/FRXL4SXH9G19XE6.SMALL.jpg mischka When I saw this amazing 1D-Pong-Game at Hack-A-Day, I thought "What a great idea - I want to make one". In fact it is a good projects for using microcontrollers, but I also think it is a great project for using logic ICs. I am fascinated by the simplicity of these ICs, and I was wondering if I could...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 11:28:36 PST
Connect 4 Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-4-Binary-Clock/
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 09:41:55 PDT
The Radiation Boy (Gameboy Classic Afterlife) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RadiationBoy/
The Radiation Boy (Gameboy Classic Afterlife) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/GQ2M/H5ECN4L9/FO5GQ2MH5ECN4L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/GQ2M/H5ECN4L9/FO5GQ2MH5ECN4L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/GQ2M/H5ECN4L9/FO5GQ2MH5ECN4L9.SMALL.jpg ChrissTheChiller I recently came up with a broken gameboy classic, so i wanted to use the case for something useful. My first idea was to put in a tiny television (aka  LG's HB 620 T) But due to the bad software used in it, i decided to cancel this. Another try with a slightly bigger portable television didn't leave...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 09:13:24 PDT
Psycho Scooter Scramble http://www.instructables.com/id/Psycho-Scooter-Scramble/
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 12:23:16 PDT
How to record your own voice on Xbox without using a computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-record-your-own-voice-on-an-Xbox-without-a-/
How to record your own voice on Xbox without using a computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/RAK0/H3NNETI3/FBORAK0H3NNETI3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/RAK0/H3NNETI3/FBORAK0H3NNETI3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/RAK0/H3NNETI3/FBORAK0H3NNETI3.SMALL.jpg replayreb To record all game sounds including chat including your own voice at the same time without having to use a separate recording device or microphone mixer, you will need an aftermarket gaming headset with microphone monitoring such as the Turtle Beach X31.  This type of headset mixes together your voi...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 17:28:00 PDT
Modify an 80's Retro Handheld Game by Adding a MP3/MP4 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-an-80s-Retro-Handheld-Game-by-Adding-a-MP3/
Modify an 80's Retro Handheld Game by Adding a MP3/MP4 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/LYXY/H3NKZKXY/FB1LYXYH3NKZKXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/LYXY/H3NKZKXY/FB1LYXYH3NKZKXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/LYXY/H3NKZKXY/FB1LYXYH3NKZKXY.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I have a bunch of very cool 80s handheld games - some in great condition, others have seen better days.  One I had was totally dead, and no matter how hard I tried I just couldn't throw it away.  So instead I decided to bring it back to life with a modern twist.  I scoured ebay trying to find the...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:10:55 PDT
EEG "Coral" headband http://www.instructables.com/id/EEG-Coral-headband/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/Y2V9/H2WEVQSK/FH6Y2V9H2WEVQSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/Y2V9/H2WEVQSK/FH6Y2V9H2WEVQSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/Y2V9/H2WEVQSK/FH6Y2V9H2WEVQSK.SMALL.jpg dukode I'm working on a series of fanciful electroencephalography (EEG) headbands to be used for a science planetarium game. The subject of the game may be ocean acidification, and these headbands are adorned with 3D printed clips that resemble flowering plants, anemones, and coral. A 3D clip over each ear...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 22:42:13 PDT
3D Printed Kerbal Figurine (Kerbal Space Program) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Kerbal-Figurine-Kerbal-Space-Program/
3D Printed Kerbal Figurine (Kerbal Space Program) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UH6F/H2MYLY7O/FG8UH6FH2MYLY7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UH6F/H2MYLY7O/FG8UH6FH2MYLY7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UH6F/H2MYLY7O/FG8UH6FH2MYLY7O.SMALL.jpg AD-Edge Kerbal Space Program is a fun little indie game (currently in early alpha stages of development) I started playing the game a while back in 2011, approximately 10 days after it was first released to the public. I found myself spending a lot of time playing the game and especially enjoying the hilar...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 08:06:56 PDT
Making a Bowser Hunting Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Bowser-Hunting-Trophy/
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 13:59:28 PDT
TankWars: A Physical Video Game http://www.instructables.com/id/TankWars-A-Physical-Video-Game/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 17:47:02 PDT
4cubed - 3d printed connect4 in 3 dimensions! (files attached to make your own) http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-connect4-in-3-dimensions-files-attatc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/GMYC/H0OJ33D2/FO8GMYCH0OJ33D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/GMYC/H0OJ33D2/FO8GMYCH0OJ33D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/GMYC/H0OJ33D2/FO8GMYCH0OJ33D2.SMALL.jpg 1boydy I've posted a couple of instructables showing the sculpture and archeological work I use 3d modelling and printing for at work so I decided it'd be good to post something I've done in my spare time. Since it's a personal project it means I can post the stl's up too so you guys can print one of your ...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 04:52:25 PDT
FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! http://www.instructables.com/id/FireHero-Turn-Guitar-Hero-into-an-extreme-sport-b/
FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4BIW/H0OJ2TWQ/F0V4BIWH0OJ2TWQ.SMALL.jpg oswaldonfire So, long ago I  had read about propane fire poofers. They're pretty cool... I mean, who doesn't love fire?! But, no matter how awesome, they could get pretty boring after a while of seeing the same large fireball. I never built one because I wanted something that would be exci...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:50:08 PDT
Build a big crane game http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-big-crane-game/
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 18:29:50 PDT
Tabletop Soccer Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabletop-Soccer-Game/
Tabletop Soccer Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/6BXA/H0KKG6YE/FSZ6BXAH0KKG6YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/6BXA/H0KKG6YE/FSZ6BXAH0KKG6YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/6BXA/H0KKG6YE/FSZ6BXAH0KKG6YE.SMALL.jpg Cray-G Send a Foosball down a ramp and try to score on the goalie! But scoring is not so easy - the goalie moves left and right to block your shot! This project was made for a class called "Thinks that Think" at CU Boulder for the Spring 2012 semester. Ramp Materials: Aluminum tubing, Basswood, Wooden D...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 23:03:43 PDT
QuickPlayer: DIY pocket game console http://www.instructables.com/id/QuickPlayer-DIY-pocket-game-console/
QuickPlayer: DIY pocket game console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/7R6S/H05Y7U3I/F3W7R6SH05Y7U3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/7R6S/H05Y7U3I/F3W7R6SH05Y7U3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/7R6S/H05Y7U3I/F3W7R6SH05Y7U3I.SMALL.jpg Gadget Gangster Have you seen those Direct-to-TV game devices that hook to your TV and play video game classics. Ever want to create your own video game system? You don't need experience in writing code or creating graphics as I'll take you step-by-step.   You'll start by creating your own video game system from ...
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 14:51:15 PDT
Big Ball Maze Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Ball-Maze-Game/
Big Ball Maze Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/LG0O/GZUAG6EL/FWQLG0OGZUAG6EL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/LG0O/GZUAG6EL/FWQLG0OGZUAG6EL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/LG0O/GZUAG6EL/FWQLG0OGZUAG6EL.SMALL.jpg zimbra This project was the result of an urge to contribute something to the Creative Games section of my kids’ elementary school fair. The kids loved it for it’s simple old-school game aesthetic mixed with Wii-style and Kinect-style video game control. It’s a spin-off project of an earlier Ball & Plate ex...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 15:11:27 PDT
CNC Paddle Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Paddle-Maze/
CNC Paddle Maze - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KRU4/GZ5NTP17/FG8KRU4GZ5NTP17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KRU4/GZ5NTP17/FG8KRU4GZ5NTP17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/KRU4/GZ5NTP17/FG8KRU4GZ5NTP17.SMALL.jpg n314pc One day I was at the toy store looking for presents for my children and I came across some small plastic mazes, you know, the type with the little ball that you try to get from the start to the finish without going crazy. Bingo, here was a project for the CNC router we have in our Maker Space. The d...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 14:31:41 PST
Eraser ball (3DP) by Samuel Bernier http://www.instructables.com/id/Eraser-ball-3DP/
Eraser ball (3DP) by Samuel Bernier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IEV5/GYQESWJG/FZRIEV5GYQESWJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IEV5/GYQESWJG/FZRIEV5GYQESWJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IEV5/GYQESWJG/FZRIEV5GYQESWJG.SMALL.jpg Samuel Bernier I love the shape of these vintage erasers. When I saw a whole bag of them for only 99 cents at Office Depot, I had this idea for a little office toy. 3D printing fanatics, here is my gift to you. 123D link : http://www.123dapp.com/AssetManager/Publisher?stgAction=getProduct&intProductId=597788 Thin...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:00:25 PST
Xtreme Buzzwire-4-2 (Arduino Jam project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Xtreme-Buzzwire-4-2-Arduino-weekend-project/
Xtreme Buzzwire-4-2 (Arduino Jam project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/IAZ0/GYDLNZ19/FNJIAZ0GYDLNZ19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/IAZ0/GYDLNZ19/FNJIAZ0GYDLNZ19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/IAZ0/GYDLNZ19/FNJIAZ0GYDLNZ19.SMALL.jpg kristof.van.opstal This project is part of the Arduino Jam 2012. First of all we would like to thank the organization and especially the main sponsor, Capgemini, which made all of this possible. At the Arduino Jam, during the brainstormsession, we came with the idea to make a classic Buzzwire game, but with some extr...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 18:35:57 PST
How to make a wheel for your phone. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wheel-for-your-phone/
How to make a wheel for your phone. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/SZ09/GYEUL4FA/FTMSZ09GYEUL4FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/SZ09/GYEUL4FA/FTMSZ09GYEUL4FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/SZ09/GYEUL4FA/FTMSZ09GYEUL4FA.SMALL.jpg anallie0 With this guide I will explain how to build a wheel for playing the races on your phone. I have studied the following procedures, as always, to be realized by all. Bequired, drill, jigsaw, hot glue, vinyl glue, file, rasp, sandpaper, plus the usual tools. Material: A piece of plywood from 300x300x...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 13:57:59 PST
USB Biofeedback Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Biofeedback-Game-Controller/
USB Biofeedback Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SMALL.jpg Gundanium Building upon our last tutorial, which taught you how to build a muscle sensor, we've decided to give you a project that really showcases the power of our muscle (EMG) sensors. Advancer Technologies’ “USB Biofeedback Game Controller” harnesses the power of electromyography to allow players to direct...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 05:17:28 PST
Game Controllers http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Controllers/
Game Controllers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/83VW/GVWZ3ZBD/FKQ83VWGVWZ3ZBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/83VW/GVWZ3ZBD/FKQ83VWGVWZ3ZBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/83VW/GVWZ3ZBD/FKQ83VWGVWZ3ZBD.SMALL.jpg matthanson12 This instructable will teach you how to construct homemade game controllers for personal games, education aids, or anything you want. This system uses 4 controllers which send signals to a central hub which holds an Arduino. It was designed for use with a game called Fraction Smash that my group w...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 02:31:55 PST
Cardboard Bar Top Arcade Game Console - Lithium Rain Recycled Entertainment Machine of Righteousness http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Bar-Top-Arcade-Game-Console-Lithium-Ra/
Cardboard Bar Top Arcade Game Console - Lithium Rain Recycled Entertainment Machine of Righteousness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/DAXB/GQ5QBHOM/F3WDAXBGQ5QBHOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/DAXB/GQ5QBHOM/F3WDAXBGQ5QBHOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/DAXB/GQ5QBHOM/F3WDAXBGQ5QBHOM.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad What to do with an old analog TV and VHS video tape player? Can't bear to get rid of them just like those old cassette and 8-track players you've got lying around? Well, round up some retro electronic junk and save it from the landfill. Go GREEN and rescue some cardboard while you are at it. No one...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 20:51:13 PDT
How to convert a Rock Band USB microphone to a 1/4" mono plug microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-a-Rock-Band-USB-microphone-to-a-14/
How to convert a Rock Band USB microphone to a 1/4" mono plug microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SMALL.jpg rcappel Just so you know, this is my first Instructable, so if its really messed up, sorry. Also, my images were taken on my ipod so they might look sideways. What You Need: -a Rock Band mic -a 1/4" mono jack ($4 for a pack of 2 a radio shack) -a blank or unimportant CD or DVD or a washer with a 3/8" hole a...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 10:43:24 PDT
LASER RANGE http://www.instructables.com/id/LASER-RANGE/
LASER RANGE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/8PGQ/GMIGFP3O/FE88PGQGMIGFP3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/8PGQ/GMIGFP3O/FE88PGQGMIGFP3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/8PGQ/GMIGFP3O/FE88PGQGMIGFP3O.SMALL.jpg jeremyzoo LASER RANGE – LASER PAINTBALL: YOUR GUN AND AN INTERACTIVE TARGET Welcome to my instructables. It is about a shooting kit including a laser gun, offering the possibility to aim at objects in a far distance. But how would you know if you hit or not? For this purpose I created a photo-sensitive ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 14:47:05 PDT
The Four Player Coffee Table Pong Video Game. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Pong-Coffee-Table/
The Four Player Coffee Table Pong Video Game. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/T9IC/GLL4ZEYY/F1ET9ICGLL4ZEYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/T9IC/GLL4ZEYY/F1ET9ICGLL4ZEYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/T9IC/GLL4ZEYY/F1ET9ICGLL4ZEYY.SMALL.jpg bradsprojects UPDATE 12 APRIL 2011 Important! I have been made aware of a problem with the circuit board design with respect to the two push buttons. In order to get the buttons to work properly you need to connect them to the expansion port instead of the designated player select and mode button connections on t...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 04:00:04 PDT
Q&D-Poor man's-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy game http://www.instructables.com/id/QD-Poor-mans-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy-game/
Q&D-Poor man's-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/K3Y3/GJQEG3LW/FUEK3Y3GJQEG3LW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/K3Y3/GJQEG3LW/FUEK3Y3GJQEG3LW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/K3Y3/GJQEG3LW/FUEK3Y3GJQEG3LW.SMALL.jpg israelff In this instructable you will learn how to make a Q&D-Poor man's-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy game . First off, the disclaimer: I'm not responsible of whatever you do. You have to know that with a great power comes...bla-bla-bla. Just be careful and remember that electricity reserves respect. While the ...
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:19:38 PST
Blind man's cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Blind-mans-cards/
Blind man's cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/HV9D/GGPFBFY1/FSEHV9DGGPFBFY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/HV9D/GGPFBFY1/FSEHV9DGGPFBFY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/HV9D/GGPFBFY1/FSEHV9DGGPFBFY1.SMALL.jpg gonal This is a pack of cards I made so our friend Miguel, who is blind, could play poker with us. They are thicker than normal cards, but it isn't difficult to shuffle them.  Materials To make this card pack you will need the following:  -2 playing card packs. - A paper punch -Paper glue Making ...
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Tue, 23 Nov 2010 14:32:07 PST
NES Cartridge Wireless Router http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-Cartridge-Wireless-Router/
NES Cartridge Wireless Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/Z7WC/H672LV22/F33Z7WCH672LV22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/Z7WC/H672LV22/F33Z7WCH672LV22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/Z7WC/H672LV22/F33Z7WCH672LV22.SMALL.jpg UnconventionalHacker Check out the new gear at our shop and get yourself a Nintendo cartridge shirt! Now on YouTube! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSsPpOVJvhc The goal of this Instructable is to create your own wireless router using an NES cartridge housing.  Thanks everyone for the positive feedback! We sincerely ...
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Thu, 4 Nov 2010 09:34:28 PDT
USB Game Pad With Tilt-accelerometer Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Game-Pad-With-Tilt-accelerometer-Mouse/
USB Game Pad With Tilt-accelerometer Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/9NK5/G7YFVWZW/FOB9NK5G7YFVWZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/9NK5/G7YFVWZW/FOB9NK5G7YFVWZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/9NK5/G7YFVWZW/FOB9NK5G7YFVWZW.SMALL.jpg adafruit   Make a game pad with an accelerometer inside! This project tutorial will show you how you can convert a console game pad into a USB keyboard mouse for playing games on your PC. The USB game pad can be used with nearly any software, such as a MAME emulator, game, simulation software, or for custom...
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 17:15:59 PDT
Remove Scratches from a CD/DVD with Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Scratches-from-a-CDDVD-with-Vaseline-Petr/
Remove Scratches from a CD/DVD with Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/DE2Q/G7DYK968/FYEDE2QG7DYK968.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/DE2Q/G7DYK968/FYEDE2QG7DYK968.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/DE2Q/G7DYK968/FYEDE2QG7DYK968.SMALL.jpg gpotvin Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly) can be used for chapped lips, dry skin, and for getting rid of head lice; but how about making CDs and DVDs readable again?  Well, it does that too.  There are also other ways to do this on the Instructables website, but I will show you the one that I believe works best. ...
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Mon, 5 Apr 2010 17:06:54 PDT
CRANE GAME http://www.instructables.com/id/CRANE-GAME/
CRANE GAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QXKL/G61ARO97/FE0QXKLG61ARO97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QXKL/G61ARO97/FE0QXKLG61ARO97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QXKL/G61ARO97/FE0QXKLG61ARO97.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan This shows you how to build an arcade style crane game out of scrap parts.  The basic parts are: a motorized assembly that raises and lowers a claw,  a track for the assembly to move around on, and a ctontroller with some electronics.  October 2013 https://www.tindie.com/products/marc_cryan/claw/ A...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:17:30 PST
Christmas card with inbuilt retro video game for under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-card-with-inbuilt-retro-video-game-for-u/
Christmas card with inbuilt retro video game for under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/G8OZ/G3KY0RP8/FJXG8OZG3KY0RP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/G8OZ/G3KY0RP8/FJXG8OZG3KY0RP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/G8OZ/G3KY0RP8/FJXG8OZG3KY0RP8.SMALL.jpg bradsprojects Hello all and welcome to my second Christmas related project. Have you ever received a really boring Christmas card? Have you ever sat there and thought to yourself "If only there were a little video game on this card that I could play..." Well ponder no more because that card is here! This instru...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2009 06:02:15 PST
Bioshock Belt Buckle in Bronze http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Belt-Buckle-in-Bronze/
Bioshock Belt Buckle in Bronze - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/SS8E/FXP6OWZV/FVKSS8EFXP6OWZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/SS8E/FXP6OWZV/FVKSS8EFXP6OWZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/SS8E/FXP6OWZV/FVKSS8EFXP6OWZV.SMALL.jpg bofthem Photoshop! This step is pretty simple. I needed to create a nice, clear reference image to trace in 3d. All I had to do here is increase the contrast and clean up an image of the Bioshock logo I found online. I started by resizing the image so the logo filled the canvas. Then I pulled up the ima...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 02:00:56 PDT
Snes cartridge usb hub http://www.instructables.com/id/Snes-cartridge-usb-hub/
Snes cartridge usb hub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TH21/FT3K6P8Q/FKDTH21FT3K6P8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TH21/FT3K6P8Q/FKDTH21FT3K6P8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TH21/FT3K6P8Q/FKDTH21FT3K6P8Q.SMALL.jpg kristopher.hammar A usb hub inside a snes cartridge, just thought it would be a fun and pretty easy project to start with.When playing retro games (like snes/nes emulators, if it would be regular pc games this would'nt feel right somehow) on the computer hooked up to the big screen tv it's no fun having extension cab...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2009 07:28:51 PDT
Super Nintendo cartridge wallet with sound, light, and key storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Nintendo-Wallet-that-plays-music-gives-ligh/
Super Nintendo cartridge wallet with sound, light, and key storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/QO1R/FOWZOWQO/F78QO1RFOWZOWQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/QO1R/FOWZOWQO/F78QO1RFOWZOWQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/QO1R/FOWZOWQO/F78QO1RFOWZOWQO.SMALL.jpg gamemasterful I love any and all things Nintendo, but recently my controller themed, leather wallet has just been falling apart. Then an idea struck me, since I couldn't find a wallet that could hold all of my stuff for cheap, I would make one myself! And what better a wallet to make than another Nintendo walle...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2008 11:09:06 PST
How to Make a Portable Game System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Portable-Game-System/
How to Make a Portable Game System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/0S4O/FLJUFKKB/FKS0S4OFLJUFKKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/0S4O/FLJUFKKB/FKS0S4OFLJUFKKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/0S4O/FLJUFKKB/FKS0S4OFLJUFKKB.SMALL.jpg 1up Ever thought about being able to play your favorite game system anywhere? I'm sure you have. Following this guide, you can learn how to 'portablize' the Nintendo Entertainment System. In this Instructable I will teach you everything you need to know to put together a portable. There will be several...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2008 13:59:32 PST